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Praying my Scottish neighbor goes out singing like ‘Seven Songs for...

It’s politically correct in America to gush about how wonderful our country’s hospice programs are, and many of them are quite good. But in Scotland,...

Upon death, ’91 note found: ‘I might have to live in...

It has been three weeks now since dad has passed. Mostly, I’m experiencing feelings of relief. But also, lots of affirmation and vindication. Although I hate...

Advance Directives: Making Your Wishes Known

An advance directive is a legal document that allows you to make your medical/healthcare wishes known to your family, friends and medical personnel in...

Death with Dignity : Assisted Suicide of Brittany Maynard

Death with dignity means different things to many people. The recent assisted suicide of Brittany Maynard has sparked lots of debate on a very...

Pros and Cons of Feeding Tubes in the Elderly

The pros and cons of feeding tubes in the elderly is a topic that comes up so often, I thought it was important that...

End of Life Denial, Decisions and Caregiving

End of life denial is a very strong emotion. We just had a member of our support group leave us. This happens, for a variety...

Dying to Know Straight Talk about Death and Dying? Visit a...

Dying to Know Straight Talk about Death and Dying? If you are like most people, you are not. There is a growing trend where...

Advanced Directive: Making Your Wishes Known

An advanced directive is a legal document that allows you to make your medical/healthcare wishes known to your family, friends and medical personnel in...